Laois Sport

SFC – Three goal Heath stun the champions

The Heath 3-10 Stradbally 1-12 By Denis J. Croke YOU could say these two teams won the three major finals for senior football teams last year – Stradbally winning the county final while The Heath won the ACFL Division 1...

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SFC – Great start ensures victory for the Town

  Portlaoise 3-13 Arles Kilcruise 1-14 By Pat Delaney THIS familiar pairing have had many exciting tussles over the past...

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SFC – O’Dempsey’s win but are made battle by Ballyfin

  O’Dempsey’s 2-15 Ballyfin Gaels 1-12 By Denis J. Croke HAVING won promotion last year, a year after being relegated,...

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SFC – Graiguecullen survive a stern examination from Killeshin

  Graiguecullen 2-11 Killeshin 0-15 By Denis J. Croke IT took until the second last game of round one for...

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SFC – Crettyard pay the penalty for missed chances as Ballyroan Abbey advance

  Ballyroan Abbey 2-9 Crettyard Gaels 0-14 THERE is no doubt Crettyard Gaels blew the chance of at least forcing...

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SFC – Portarlington and Killeen serve up thriller, but must do it all again

  Portarlington 1-15 Arles Killeen 3-9 By Pat Delaney THE senior football championship came to life on Saturday night when...

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SFC – Ballylinan simply too good for Mountmellick Gaels

  Ballylinan 1-13 Mountmellick Gaels 1-7 A LATE Mountmellick Gaels goal took some of the gloss off what was one...

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SFC – The Saints finish strongly to see off the Gaels

  St Joseph’s 1-12 Clonaslee/St Manman’s Gaels 0-7 THIS game in O’Moore Park on Sunday afternoon did little to excite...

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IFC – Emo take first step towards senior return

Emo 3-15 Annanough 1-6 EMO are still smarting after making the drop to intermediate last year and are determined to...

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IFC – Courtwood withstand late fight back from The Rock to advance

Courtwood 1-11 The Rock 0-12 COURTWOOD had to survive a late rally from The Rock to ensure they took their...

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National Sport

FC Copenhagen hold nerve to progress in Europa League as Everton win in Cyprus

Ademola Lookman’s brace ensured a youthful Everton side did not miss Sam Allardyce’s presence in Cyprus as they finished their woeful Europa League campaign with a victory. A pre-arranged medical appointment meant new boss Allardyce was not in Nicosia to...

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Here is the draw for next year’s Sigerson Cup

The draw has been made for next year’s Sigerson Cup. Holders St Mary’s Belfast have been paired with local rivals...

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Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or for fifth time

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or for a fifth time to move level with rival Lionel Messi. The Real...

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Firefighters spend hour freeing YouTube prankster who cemented head in microwave

Five firefighters spent an hour working to release a YouTube prankster who cemented his head inside a microwave. The 22-year-old...

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Ireland set up decider on Sunday after beating Afghanistan in one-day international

Ireland have set up a winner-takes-all match in their one-day series with Afghanistan in Sharjah. John Bracewell’s side won the...

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Watch jockey Jack Kennedy almost fall off his horse before winning his race at Clonmel

Teenage riding sensation Jack Kennedy once again advertised his considerable skills in the saddle when performing a minor miracle to...

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St Pat’s sign defender Simon Madden

Simon Madden has signed for St Patrick’s Athletic. The full-back recently left Shamrock Rovers after four seasons at Tallaght Stadium....

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Monitoring stepped up at dangerous Iceland volcano

Scientists have expressed concern about an increase in seismic activity at one of Iceland’s most dangerous volcanoes. The Oraefajokull volcano,...

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Wembley to host four more Euro 2020 games after Brussels stadium construction is delayed

London will host seven games during Euro 2020 after UEFA handed the four fixtures scheduled for Brussels to Wembley today....

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This week’s Late Late Show is more Irish than that awful SNL sketch

By Greg Murphy Following on from last week’s Toy Show, the Late Late Show is pulling out all the stops...

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Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

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